Thursday, September 28, 2023
Ghana Rugby League

Ghana gives rugby league first official presence in West Africa

Date; 2/9/14

The RLEF has awarded Observer status to Ghana Rugby League, giving the sport its first official presence in West Africa.

The formation of GRL was initiated by the RLEF and UK Sport in June 2012 and an Association founded almost two years later by a Board of six Directors.

Great Britain Rugby League Lions

Sam Burgess ruled out of GB Tour of PNG and NZ

Sam Burgess, Kallum Watkins and Stevie Ward have been ruled out of contention for Great Britain’s four-match tour of New Zealand and Papua New Guinea this autumn.

Kava Ceremony welcomes Tonga Invitational XIII

Kava ceremony welcomes Tonga Invitational XIII to Hamilton

Clad in their red, waving their flags, and singing popular national songs, more than 500 members of Hamilton’s Tongan community welcomed their rugby league heroes to the city last night (Monday 21 October).

Greek Rugby League

Greece name squad for Rugby League World Cup qualifiers

Greece have named a cosmopolitan 22-man squad for their final European qualifiers for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup. They face Scotland in London and travel to Serbia in Pool B, with the top two going through to the main competition in England, the Greeks aiming to make it for the first time.

Torrent Tigres claim Spanish Rugby League Championship

Torrent Tigres claim Spanish Rugby League Championship title


Date: 31/3/16

Torrent Tigres came from behind to claim the third Spanish rugby league championship, beating Custodians Madrid 10-8 in a terrific encounter at the Alter Stadium, Torrent in front of an enthusiastic crowd of over 350.

Fiji Rugby League

Fiji name 19 man squad for clash against Tonga on 6th May 2017


Date: 1/5/17

Kick-off 5.30pm AEST, Campbelltown Stadium. Game televised live on Fox Sports 2.

Fiji Bati have named a 19 man squad for their International Pacific Test against Tonga this Saturday May 6th at Campbelltown Stadium.

Serbian Rugby League 2020

Support for increased domestic player quota

“Moving forward together” was the keynote from the Rugby League European Federation annual congress and ACM, held virtually on Saturday. Over 30 countries gathered online, among them Rugby Football League CEO Ralph Rimmer. The...
Philippines 2021

Two of world’s biggest league nations break COVID freeze

Two of the world’s most populous nations – representing almost 320 million people – will return to international rugby league with the staging of the Magellan Trophy. Brasil (population 211 million) and the Philippines...
Duhaney Park Red Sharks

Largest National Knock-out Cup underway in Jamaica

Date: 27/9/18

Only in its third year, the National Knock out Cup has attracted a record 12 teams for the 2018 installment. Last year’s semi-finalist Duhaney Park Redsharks, GC Foster College Lions, Jamaica Defence Force Warriors and Spanish Town Vikings all received a bye in Round one which kicked off on Saturday September 22 at the Duhaney Pak Mini Stadium.

Golden Boot

Makinson and Kelly win the RLIF Golden Boot 2018

Date: 8/11/18

The 2018 Golden Boot, awarded in recognition of the very best performances in international rugby league in 2018, has been won by St Helens and England star winger, Tommy Makinson and the inaugural Golden Boot for the women’s game has gone to Sydney Roosters and Australia centre, Isabelle Kelly.